Steven Pressfield is the author of The Legend of Bagger Vance. a mystical golf novel currently under option with Robert Redford and Jake Eberts (Dances with Wolves, Driving Miss Daisy) for feature film adaptation. He makes his home in Malibu, California. From the Paperback edition.
"Steven Pressfield brings the battle of Thermopylae to brilliant
life, and he does for that war what Charles Frazier did for the
Civil War in Cold Mountain."
"Gripping and swashbuckling...an exciting, romantic,
--The New York Times "An incredibly gripping, moving, and literate work of art. Rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight."
--Nelson DeMille "A novel that is intricate and arresting and, once begun, almost impossible to put down."
--Daily News "A timeless epic of man and war...Pressfield has created a new classic deserving of a place beside the very best of the old."
--Stephen Coonts From the Paperback edition.